From the back cover:
The Red Book of Magic is the ultimate guide to spirit and Rune magic. Written by Zzabur the Sorcerer Supreme, this indispensible arcane tome contains all known spells of the Glorantha cults and shamans, making it an essential aid for players and gamemasters.
The Red Book of Magic contains:
- Over 500 Rune spells, rituals, and spirit magic spells, many of which are published here for the first time.
- New magical creatures such as war trees, giant loons, manlings, and Luxites to pit against adventurers and foes alike.
- Information about Rune metals, healing plants, and illusions.
- Rules for using ritual practices and other methods to improve your chances of spellcasting success.
- The esoteric secrets of Hepherones' Statement of Magic.
- Rules for devising your own Rune spells.
The Red Book of Magic is the definitive reference for spirit and Rune magic. The spells within include refinements, corrections, and expansions from those presented in the RuneQuest rules, all within one easy-to-use volume.